Topic: General Grant National Memorial
H.W. Brand's biography of America's sometimes overlooked 18th president is a good read for history buffs or anyone who enjoys a life story well-told.
Ulysses S. Grant may not be remembered as our best president, but his memoir is often cited as the best of all presidential writings.
The irreverent comedian, who died June 22, was interviewed by the Monitor in 1973 after a transitional time for his standup routine in which, he says he had discovered his true character - himself.